Dirty Bird Daily: Latest Atlanta Falcons News


Happy Sunday, Atlanta Falcons fans. We are one week closer to NFL Sundays, which is always a good thing. Put your feet up and relax today as you enjoy the remainder of the weekend. Here’s all the latest Falcons news from around the internet.

Brooks Reed could miss start of OTAs — Vaughn McClure of ESPN

"Atlanta Falcons outside linebacker Brooks Reed suffered a “minor” groin injury, according to multiple sources, but the injury could keep Reed sidelined for the start of organized team activities next week."

How 2015 draft reshaped Falcons’ depth chart — James Brady of SB Nation

"The Atlanta Falcons had the second-worst pass rush in the league a season ago. They’ve been trying to upgrade it for years, but smart money is on them finally being successful this time around. Atlanta took pass rusher Vic Beasley in the first round, and he should be able to start from Day 1. The running back position was also shaken up with Indiana’s Tevin Coleman."

A look back at Devin Hester’s game against Bucs — Dave Choate of The Falcoholic

"With Justin Hardy and Leonard Hankerson landing in Atlanta, it’s fair to say that Devin Hester will have a smaller role on offense than he did just a year ago. When we’re trying to figure out exactly how valuable he’ll be for this Falcons team, though, you need only look back at his electrifying game against the Buccaneers last year."

New Orleans could feature on “Hard Knocks” — Christopher Dabe of NOLA.com

"The selection of the Texans could also include a small amount of screen time for the New Orleans Saints. The two teams will hold a pair of joint practices in August leading into their preseason game Aug. 30 at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome."

Vic Beasley one of three top-10 picks yet to sign — Brandon Rink of Independent Mail

"Only top-10 pick Vic Beasley is left to sign his rookie contract among Clemson’s pros selected in the NFL draft."

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